Senior Account Manager - Consumer
BCW is one of the world's largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), the world's leader in communications services.
We're looking for a Senior Account Manager with BIG brand experience to work on a mixed portfolio of consumer health e.g. Pfizer, and pure play consumer brands e.g. Campari, Hotels.com and Sri Lanka Tourism to name a few.
We’re looking for someone who is able to demonstrate their creative flair and tight project management in equal measure. Someone who has an excellent news sense and good understanding of what will make a story fly and approaches client challenges with creative curiosity.
Effective media relations are at the heart of everything we do and we’re always looking for opportunities to pitch our clients in to media. We have worked on some amazing, strategic, award winning creative campaigns for some of the world’s best known brands and new business is important to us too, we are always looking for opportunities to grow. As part of WPP, we often partner with our sister agencies on fully integrated campaigns and so there is a chance to further grow your network and further your expertise in the integrated space.
Our team is made up of nice talented people – and the ‘nice’ part is as important to us as the ‘talented’ part. We are keen to nurture talent so there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow with us. Our BCW family is extensive, with a network of offices around the world that are kept busy by a host of EMEA and International clients. We look for people who would be happy at BCW – a vibrant meritocratic environment with entrepreneurism at its heart, where dedication and talent is rewarded.
We are looking for a seasoned senior account manager to work across several of our top tier clients. You’ll have proven experience working on big brand campaigns and be confident in developing creative solutions that galvanise consumers into action. Demonstrating a creative approach to client challenges is a must. Solid media relations and top-notch written skills are essential, as is the ability to multi-task and manage deadlines. You will have worked in an agency environment and possess strong project, media and client management experience. Digital expertise and experience is essential.
We are looking for people with a good news sense, excellent attention to detail and a positive, problem solving attitude. Good presentation and writing skills are essential.
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UNITED: We are an agency that Wins Together – We strive for success, through working together, within, and alongside our partners; embracing diversity to achieve our collective ambitions.
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- Strong media relations skills and media contacts with a strong news sense
- A creative approach to client challenges
- Consumer health experience
- Good digital & social expertise
- Proven project management ability
- Ability to juggle priorities and manage time effectively in a fast-paced agency environment
- Ability to problem solve and work effectively under pressure
- Proactive client relationship management
- Team management experience
- High standard of writing skills – a good eye for detail is a must
- Strong organisational skills
We’re looking for the absolute best to join our team, you will be tenacious, hardworking and a great team player. In reward you will get to be part of an inspirational team and enjoy industry-leading benefits in a business recently voted by the Sabres/Holmes Report as UK Agency of the Year 2018.